Author Archive: Scott Martin

Scott Martin is a meteorologist, graphic artist, musician, husband, and a father. Scott is a member of the National Weather Association and the Central Alabama Chapter of the National Weather Association. Scott is also the co-founder of Racecast Weather, which provides accurate forecasts for many racing series across the USA.

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Storms Forming Ahead Of Line In Jefferson County & Well Down To The Southeast

Storms Forming Ahead Of Line In Jefferson County & Well Down To The Southeast

| August 7, 2019 @ 7:41 pm

At 7:30 PM, while the main activity continues to push more southward through the northern parts of Central Alabama, more storms are forming along an outflow boundary that is moving through the eastern half of Jefferson County.

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KHTX Radar Is Back Up & Running

KHTX Radar Is Back Up & Running

| August 7, 2019 @ 4:27 pm

Great news! Our radar in Hytop, AL is back in service – two days earlier than predicted. Just in time for several rounds of showers and thunderstorms that will impact the TN Valley this evening and overnight.

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Strong To Severe Storms Affecting North Alabama

Strong To Severe Storms Affecting North Alabama

| August 7, 2019 @ 4:10 pm

At 4:00 pm, a broken line of strong to severe thunderstorms is moving southeastward across the southern portions of Tennessee and into the northern parts of Alabama.

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A Quick Check On Our Weather Situation Just After The Midday Hour

A Quick Check On Our Weather Situation Just After The Midday Hour

| August 7, 2019 @ 1:18 pm

As of 1:00 pm, much of North and Central Alabama remains dry with the exception of a few isolated showers that have popped up over the southeastern parts of the area.

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A Few Isolated Showers Out There At Midday

A Few Isolated Showers Out There At Midday

| August 6, 2019 @ 12:59 pm

Nearly a clean sweep on radar at 12:42 pm with the exception of an isolated shower that has recently popped up in the western parts of Walker County, and a few isolated showers over a small portion of Pike and Barbour counties.

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Central Alabama NWA Chapter Meeting Tonight At 6:30 PM

Central Alabama NWA Chapter Meeting Tonight At 6:30 PM

| August 5, 2019 @ 3:30 pm

The first meeting of the 2019 calendar year will take place tonight from 6:30 pm-8:00 pm at the 2020 building in Birmingham.

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At Midday: All Dry Across Central Alabama… For Now

At Midday: All Dry Across Central Alabama… For Now

| August 5, 2019 @ 12:42 pm

At 12:15 pm, it is nearly a complete clean sweep on radar across Central Alabama with the exception of a dissipating return over the northern parts of Barbour County.

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Stronger Storms Moving Southward Across Northern Parts Of Central Alabama

Stronger Storms Moving Southward Across Northern Parts Of Central Alabama

| August 4, 2019 @ 8:33 pm

Line of strong thunderstorms moving ever so slowly to the south through the southern portions of North Alabama and the northern parts of Central Alabama as of 8:15 PM.

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Risk Of Scattered Storms Continues Through Monday

Risk Of Scattered Storms Continues Through Monday

| August 3, 2019 @ 7:08 am

We’ll have an increased risk of scattered showers & storms through the weekend before we get back to a more standard summertime pattern starting on Tuesday.

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Huntsville-Hytop Radar Will Be Offline Next Week

Huntsville-Hytop Radar Will Be Offline Next Week

| August 1, 2019 @ 8:20 pm

Beginning August 5, the KHTX WSR-88D radar operated by the NOAA National Weather Service in Huntsville, AL will be down for approximately five days for the scheduled refurbishment of the transmitter.

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At Midday: Good Bit Of Scattered Showers & Storms Out There

At Midday: Good Bit Of Scattered Showers & Storms Out There

| August 1, 2019 @ 12:27 pm

Radar at 12:15 pm shows a good bit of scattered showers and thunderstorms spread out across a large part of Central Alabama.

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More Scattered Storms Today & For The Next Several Days

More Scattered Storms Today & For The Next Several Days

| August 1, 2019 @ 6:40 am

We’ll have an increased risk of scattered showers & storms for today and through the weekend before we get back to a more standard summertime pattern early next week.

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Scattered Storms Out There At Midday

Scattered Storms Out There At Midday

| July 31, 2019 @ 12:18 pm

At 12:10 pm, we have a good bit of scattered shower and thunderstorm activity over the northern half of the area while a few isolated showers and storms have popped up over the southern half of Central Alabama.

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Scattered Showers & Storms Possible Each Day For The Next Seven Days

Scattered Showers & Storms Possible Each Day For The Next Seven Days

| July 31, 2019 @ 6:45 am

We’ll have an increased risk of scattered showers & storms for today and Thursday due to a cold front that will stall over the northern parts of the area, then we return to the standard summertime pattern for the weekend.

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WeatherBrains 706: Someone In A Tight Dress Pointing At Me

WeatherBrains 706: Someone In A Tight Dress Pointing At Me

| July 30, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Currently employed at CIMMS and the NSSL, our guest WeatherBrain is a graduate student at the University of Oklahoma studying communications and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology from Texas A&M University. Welcome Joseph Trujillo.

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Scattered Showers Out There Over Parts Of Central Alabama At Midday

Scattered Showers Out There Over Parts Of Central Alabama At Midday

| July 30, 2019 @ 1:08 pm

At 12:50 pm, we have some scattered showers mostly across the east-central and northeastern parts of the area with most of the activity located along and just south of the I-59 corridor with only a couple of returns over the western half of the area.

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